Category Archives: Europe

Thousands protest in US, Europe over Trump travel ban

New York (AFP) – From London & Paris to New York & Washington, thousands of people took to the streets Saturday in American & European cities to protest US President…

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Merkel says Europe's future could be two-speed

Valletta (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said European leaders may commit to a union of "different speeds" when they make a major declaration on its future at a summit…

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The Latest: Poland refuses to take in 10 orphans from Aleppo

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 11 p.m. A Polish radio station is reporting that the conservative government has refused…

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Ukraine, separatists must act to stave off 'humanitarian disaster': aid, security groups

By Gleb Garanich & Tom Miles AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine/GENEVA (Reuters) – International security & aid organizations appealed to Ukraine & Russian-backed separatists on Friday to withdraw from front lines where fighting…

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EU top negotiator wants 'special' Brexit deal with UK finance sector: report

London (AFP) – The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has told colleagues that they need to strike a "special" deal with Britain's finance sector in order to keep credit flowing…

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Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani: Iran's evolving revolutionary

Tehran (AFP) – Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died on Sunday, was a pivotal figure in the foundation of the Islamic republic in 1979 & he continued to…

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Romania seeks World Heritage status for Transylvania village in gold mine row

By Paola Totaro & Claudia Ciobanu LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Romania has asked the United Nations to make a Transylvanian village boasting 18th century houses & intact Roman mining…

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US ski team: Lindsey Vonn could return to WCup next week

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Lindsey Vonn could make her World Cup return in Austria next week, two months after undergoing surgery on a broken arm. The Alpine director of the…

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